I am a huge fan of inviting young children to write all throughout the day. In order to get my students writing all through out the day, I fill my classroom with lots of opportunities to write.
There are many different ways to encourage writing skills with preschool aged children. Today I'm going to share with you some of the ways we encourage beginning writing in our preschool classroom... When it comes to writing, the most important thing to remember is that it should be fun! Shouldn't that apply to all learning? From time to time, a follower on Facebook will ask for advice about how to get their child to enjoy "writing practice." [...]
I love to find things to use in my classroom that invite curiosity or renew interest in an old activity. Today, I want to introduce you to what I like to call "the reflection table."
Promoting the spirit of giving along with writing skills and fine motor skills with our Christmas writing station in preschool!
Put a little holiday spirit into your chalkboard easel with this fun chalkboard gift box game for preschoolers!
To promote time with shape recognition and drawing, I transferred our salt into to boxes that come in different shapes.
I happened to pick up some a short while ago and I must tell you that it is hard not to get carried away with DIY chalkboard paint projects like our DIY Chalkboard Boxes!
You may think that driving a toy jeep around the drive-way and developing the skills to write or draw have no connection but my two-year-old grandson would demonstrate that there is a strong connection between the two...
Exploring our names and other shapes through window tracing!
Come and see these five tips shared for taking preschool journals outside.